Friday, January 11, 2013

America's "greenest street" provides a blueprint for sustainable urban development

As announced on FaceBook by the Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association:

"A streetscape that includes natural landscaping, bicycle lanes, wind powered lighting, storm water diversion for irrigation, drought-resistant native plants and innovative “smog-eating” concrete has earned Cermak road in Chicago the title of “greenest Street in America” according to the Chicago Department of Transport (CDOT)."

Click title for link to article.  Check out the video too...